ASFARD: Announced Public Call for subsidizing the packaging costs for exported rice

The Agency for Financial Support of the Agriculture and Rural Development announced a Public Call for submission of claims for payment of funds from the Program for Financial Support of Rural Development for measure 1.3 – Support for marketing of agricultural products and processed agricultural products.

This Public Call is announced for financial support of the costs for packaging of processed agricultural products, i.e. exported rice originating from the Republic of North Macedonia.

The amount of the support is 2.5 denars per package in nylon packaging up to 500 g, 5 denars per package in nylon packaging up to 1 kg and 10 denars per package in paper packaging up to 1 kg or per package in nylon packaging from 3 to 5 kg.

Beneficiaries of this financial support can be legal entities that are registered for the purchase of rice in accordance with the Law on Agriculture and Rural Development.

The deadline for submitting the claims for payment is 15.08.2023 for exports made in the period from 01.01.2023 to 30.06.2023